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Charles ‘Chuck’ Jahnke, 62, of Alexandria

Charles “Chuck” Kenneth Jahnke, 62, of Alexandria, Minn., formerly of Hutchinson and Glencoe, passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud surrounded by family. Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Aug. 24, 3 p.m., at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe with interment following at First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.
Father Anthony Stubeda officiated the ceremony. Sue Mielke played the piano and Irene and Gus Makovsky served as song leaders. The musical selections included, “Here I Am Lord,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” “You Are Mine,” “Song Of Farewell,” and “How Great Thou Art”
Charles “Chuck” Kenneth Jahnke was born Nov. 4, 1955, in Glencoe. He was the son of Kenneth and Alice (Suchomel) Jahnke. Charles was baptized as an infant and later confirmed in his faith as a youth, both at St. George Catholic Church in Glencoe. He received his education in Glencoe, Minnesota, graduating from Glencoe High School. He was also an Eagle Scout. Chuck furthered his education by attending Mankato State, now known as Minnesota State University, in Mankato, receiving a degree in business administration.
Mr. Jahnke made his home in Glencoe, Brooklyn Park and Hutchinson. For the last five years, he lived in Alexandria. His life was blessed with two sons, Thomas and Dustin. Mr. Jahnke worked at Sealed Power in Minneapolis, Bumper to Bumper in Glencoe, and Napa Auto Parts in Hutchinson, selling automotive parts and supplies.
Mr. Jahnke loved the outdoors. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and working on cars. He cherished time spent with his family and friends.
Mr. Jahnke passed away Thursday, Aug. 16, at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, at the age of 62 years, nine months and 12 days. Blessed be his memory.
Mr. Jahnke is survived by his sons, Thomas “TJ” Jahnke of Rochester, Minn., and Dustin Jahnke of Rochester, Minn.; mother, Alice Jahnke of Alexandria; brother, Scott Jahnke and his wife, Sandy, of Kalispell, Mont.; mother of his sons, Sandy Glocke of Rochester; and other relatives and many friends.
His father, Kenneth Jahnke, preceded Mr. Jahnke in death.
The Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel of Glencoe handled the arrangements. Online obituaries and guest book available online at www.mcbridechapel.com.